Check that title again… On the Benefits of Having a Heart Attack. Benefits? WTF? Really? Yes, really! For those not aware, I had what an emergency room cardiologist described as a “massive heart attack” back on April 21, 2012. I’ve written about it here, there and pretty much everywhere. I can’t lie, that was one […]
UPDATE: Jan 2, 2014. Sadly, after a gallant 7.5 year battle with cancer, Andi Sloan passed away last night. Her mother posted this on Facebook: Thank each of you for enriching Andrea’s life in more ways than we know. She took every friend, every blessing, and every challenge, including her 7-1/2 year battle with cancer, […]
I started working at McDonald’s the day I turned 16. That was… long ago. Since that time, I will fully admit it — I love McDonald’s. This, despite working there for over three years (which is an ETERNITY in McDonald’s Land) and cooking tens of thousands of Big Mac and Quarter Pounders. Honestly, I couldn’t […]
Those that read my “Open Letter to Mesa Fire Department, Ladder 209 B-Shift” post a few days ago know I’ve been on a little quest to find, and meet, the first responders that helped save my life last year when I had a heart attack. Thanks to the power of social media, lots of great […]
Dear B-Shifters with Ladder 209 – You guys don’t know me, and I really don’t know you. April 21st of 2012 was probably just another normal day at work for you, but for me, that was one really shitty day. That was the day I suffered a massive heart attack. Thank GOD you guys came […]
Gay marriage – a topic that seems to ignite a lot of feelings… On how I learned a lesson from my kids.